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Gregg LaBar is a managing director of Dix & Eaton, responsible for leading the firm’s nationally recognized Investor Relations practice. He has day-to-day responsibility for the strategic direction of the practice and its resources and methodologies devoted to client service, business development, marketing and thought leadership.
Investor relations has been a Dix & Eaton mainstay for more than four decades. Its portfolio includes quarterly earnings support, investor presentation development, peer monitoring and benchmarking, corporate governance counsel, proxy contests and shareholder activism, analyst and investor day support, M&A/IPO communications, IR websites and digital strategies, annual and CSR reporting, disclosure and Reg FD training, and program assessment and measurement.
Gregg’s areas of expertise include investor relations program planning and management, investor messaging, board communications, financial reporting, crisis communications, and integrated communications. He also has shaped the firm’s energy practice and its specialty in sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) communications, which includes sustainability reporting and integrated reporting. Gregg is certified on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards.
An avid writer and editor throughout his 30-year career, Gregg has written more than 450 articles, reports, white papers, websites and speeches on a variety of communications-oriented and industry-specific topics.
Gregg is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute and Cleveland’s Corporate Roundtable/Corporate Sustainability Network.
Before joining Dix & Eaton in 1998, Gregg spent 12 years in the local and trade press as an editor for Penton’s Occupational Hazards (since renamed EHS Today), a monthly magazine serving the occupational safety and health and environmental management fields, and as a sports editor of The Punxsutawney Spirit, a daily newspaper in Punxsutawney, Pa. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa.
- Investor relations program planning and management
- Investor messaging
- Financial reporting
- Crisis communications
- Sustainability, CSR and ESG reporting
Areas of focus:
- Real estate
- Specialty chemicals
- Sustainability and environmental
- Financial services
Recent Posts from Gregg
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